Petnikota Village, with population of 6581 is Kolimigundla sub district's the most populous village, located in Kolimigundla sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Petnikota village is 66 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 100 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tadpatri and distance from Petnikota village to Tadpatri is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Petnikota village is 518123. The village comes under Petnikota&gorvimamipalle panchayat. Kolimigundla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 125 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6581 people, among them 3329 (51%) are male and 3252 (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Petnikota village is 12%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1539 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Petnikota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,581 5,568 992 21 792
Male 3,329 2,823 498 8 392
Female 3,252 2,745 494 13 400

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6253. Female population growth rate of the village is 8% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of 2.7%. General caste population has increased by 4.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 40% and child population has decreased by -16.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Petnikota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.2% 4.7% 7.7% 40% -16.6%
Male 2.7% 3% 0.8% 0% -19.8%
Female 8% 6.5% 15.7% 85.7% -13.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 972, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 1625. There are 1020 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 77 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Petnikota

Total General SC ST Child
Change 48 31 128 750 77
2011 977 972 992 1625 1020
2001 929 941 864 875 943

Literacy

Total 3252 people in the village are literate, among them 1988 are male and 1264 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Petnikota is 56%. 68% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Petnikota

Total Male Female
Change 12.2% 9.6% 15.6%
2011 56.2% 67.7% 44.3%
2001 44% 58.1% 28.7%

Workers profile

Petnikota has 55% (3643) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 51% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Petnikota

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.4% 42.3% 13% 44.6%
Male 59.6% 49.9% 9.7% 40.4%
Female 51% 34.6% 16.4% 49%